“Freddy’s Nightmares“, the horror anthology series that ran for two seasons between 1988 and 1990, is coming back to El Rey beginning this Tuesday! Four episodes will be airing in a row on Tuesday from 12pm until 4pm.
Hosted by Freddy Krueger (played by Robert Englund), each episode took place in Springwood, OH, many of them also taking place on Elm Street itself. While Freddy rarely played a part in the storylines, there were often hints and suggestions that he was the puppet master that was indirectly pulling the strings.
According to Wiki:
One element that makes the series unique is its two-tier story approach. Most of the episodes feature two different stories that each take up the first and second halves. Every second story, however, usually built on a character who played a minor (or supporting) role in the first.
When El Rey picked up the rights to broadcast “Freddy’s Nightmares”, they also got the rights to several other shows, such as “V: The Series”, “Mortal Kombat: Conquest”, and more. You can read our coverage here.
You can check out El Rey’s schedule for other upcoming titles.